Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2011

Iodine value and fatty acid composites by province and variety

Manitoba

Table contains variety, number of samples, iodine value and fatty acid composites.
VarietyFootnote 1 Number of samples Iodine ValueFootnote 2(Units in oil) Fatty Acid CompositionFootnote 3 (% in oil)
C16:0 C18:0 C18:1 C18:2 C18:3
CDC Bethune 14 188 4.9 3.6 20.1 15.5 55.0
CDC Sorrel 10 192 5.2 3.5 18.5 13.3 58.4
Hanley 6 196 5.6 2.7 15.3 16.4 59.0
Lightening 5 193 4.7 4.0 16.9 16.5 57.1
Means   192 5.1 3.5 17.7 15.4 57.4
Total 35            

Saskatchewan

Table contains variety, number of samples, iodine value and fatty acid composites.
VarietyFootnote 1 Number of samples Iodine ValueFootnote 2(Units in oil) Fatty Acid CompositionFootnote 3 (% in oil)
C16:0 C18:0 C18:1 C18:2 C18:3
AC Watson 5 196 4.8 3.6 16.1 15.2 59.4
CDC Bethune 52 191 4.9 3.5 18.7 15.8 56.2
CDC Sorrel 23 194 5.1 3.3 17.5 14.3 59.1
Vimy 8 194 5.5 3.4 16.7 14.8 58.9
Means   194 5.1 3.5 17.3 15.0 58.4
Total 88            

Alberta

Table contains variety, number of samples, iodine value and fatty acid composites.
VarietyFootnote 1 Number of samples Iodine ValueFootnote 2(Units in oil) Fatty Acid CompositionFootnote 3 (% in oil)
C16:0 C18:0 C18:1 C18:2 C18:3
CDC Sorrel 6 194 5.1 3.3 18.0 14.1 58.8
Flanders 4 192 4.7 4.3 17.6 15.3 57.3
Means   193 4.9 3.8 17.8 14.7 58.1
Total 10            

Footnotes

Footnote 1

as indicated on submitted envelopes

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Footnote 2

calculated from fatty acid composition

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Footnote 3

% of fatty acids including: Palmitic (C16:0), Stearic (C18:0), Oleic (C18:1), Linoleic (C18:2), and Linolenic (C18:3), Arachidic (C20:0), Eicosenoic (C20:1), Behenic (C22:0), and Lignoceric (C24:0)

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